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Mother's Day


 
If you're anything like me, you've only just realised that Mother's Day is this Sunday. I figured this out as they mentioned it at church. Then my sister texts me to tell me that we're having dinner at mums on Saturday and to bring in a plate. Above is a really old picture of my parents, me (in pink) and my youngest sister. Don't you love our hair! I don't know where the rest of the family are but this is at my grandparents place in the early 80's.
 
I haven't decided what to get mum yet. Last year it was boring robe and slippers. This year mum deserves something more lovely and thoughtful. She's been through a loss of her eldest daughter and she needs some pampering. She never asks for anything and always wonders why we spend our money on her. I have to get her flowers I think to start with.
 
 
 
I did, however, pick up this bag for myself from Strandbags. They are having sale right now. I needed to replace my green BlueBird one that my sister bought for me before as it was worn down and the clasps were not working properly anymore. This Laura Jones one is perfect and has a zillion pockets. It's easy to put in my essentials and off I go. It was also 30% off so only cost me $22.
 
 
Then I was at Kmart and I found this on the shelf. It's by one the MasterChef contestants Samira El Khafir. I had to get it as I really like the recipes inside it and it would impress my husband if I cooked more like his mum use to. It has won the Australian Mediterranean Cook Book Award 2014 so it's sure to be a hit in any household who likes Lebanese food.
 
 
I really hope that all you mums out there have a wonderful Mother's Day. I know the kids are getting excited about the Mother's Day Stall tomorrow. It's really cute and my kindy girl will surely bring me back something I love. So have a relaxing weekend and stay tuned to this space for some more regular posting. Don't forget to send in entry in the Giveaway below!!!
 
 
Apologies everyone as I previously said there would be two giveaways but alas there will be just the current Nestle Healthy Active Kids one open (below) until 15th May.
 


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  1. Hi, thanks for the comment on my blog... I hadn't found your blog before so add to my list!
    I have bought my Mum a watch that's a little bit blingy as she has a plastic heart monitor type one in blue. I bought me one too.... I'm entering your giveaway too.

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